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Record Number: 31106


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... when evening came I sought the isolation of a disused hut at the bottom of a garden and revelled in poetic creations by candlelight as a solace to my distraught mind. And as the Palgrave's Treasury became more battered so it became more of a blessing.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between Jan 1918 and 28 Feb 1918

Country:

Palestine

Time

evening

Place:

city: Enab, near Jerusalem

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Vero Walter Garratt

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Feb 1892

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Private, 2/5th London Field Ambulance Corps

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Palestine

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Francis Turner Palgrave (ed.)

Title:

Golden Treasury, The

Genre:

Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

31106

Source:

Print

Author:

Vero Walter Garratt

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A Man in the Street

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1939

Vol:

n/a

Page:

234

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vero Walter Garratt, A Man in the Street, (London, 1939), n/a, p. 234, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31106, accessed: 10 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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